Lemon and thyme jelly

Lemon and Thyme Jelly

Lemon and thyme jelly

I had never made my own jelly before.  My only experience of it up until now had been from childhood or when I was dieting in my early twenties and it was the only dessert allowed.  I have been spoiled by the saccharine sweetness of these packaged cubes. After trying my hand at jelly two […]

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Salted Caramel and Apple Pie

Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Salted Caramel and Apple Pie

This recipe is not yet gluten-free This week my sister and I donned our Pink Lady jackets grabbed us each a T-Bird and headed back to school for a class on reproduction.  It was very informative, we even found out what pistils are. For one night only the Lyric theatre was home to Cool Rider, […]

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Caramelised Bacon and Marmalade Muffins

Caramelised Bacon and Marmalade Muffins

Caramelised Bacon and Marmalade Muffins

I’m a big fan of bacon sandwiches.  Yeah yeah sure, everyone loves bacon, gimme something new.  When I was travelling around Ghana for a few months back in my early twenties it was bacon sandwiches that I would talk about long into the night with my fellow travellers.  Whilst they were missing family, beloved cats, […]

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White Pudding Stovies

White Pudding Stovies

White Pudding Stovies

I was going to post something completely different today, the recipe was completed, it was delicious and successful and I was totally excited about it.  Then last night I made the mistake of having the most amazing dinner.  It was late, I had been out to a book reading and wanted something quick and easy.  […]

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Chai Tea Custard Tart

Chai Tea Custard Tart

Chai Tea Custard Tart

This recipe is not yet gluten-free I was sorting through my cupboards recently and came upon a very fancy unopened packet of chai tea.  I had completely forgotten I had this.  A Christmas present from my sister last year which I had sequestered away until the right time.  Well people, it turns out the right […]

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Salmon Beetroot and Dill Gravlax

Salmon Beetroot and Dill Gravlax

Salmon Beetroot and Dill Gravlax

These past few mornings have been particularly unhospitable for new dog walkers like ourselves.  At an ungodly hour we bundle up in hats, scarves, gloves and holey thermals to traipse round a gloomy Finsbury Park, watching as the sun lazily climbs the sky.  The puppy loves to crunch his paws on the glittery leaves as […]

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